Courage is in constantly resisting the trouble without giving up and a 15-year-old girl exemplified just that. A resident of Jalandhar, Punjab, 15-year-old Kusum Kumari displayed unabated bravery in fighting off her phone snatchers. She not only managed to get her phone back but also caught one of them despite being attacked by a sharp object. The incident happened on Friday at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Nagar near Jalandhar-Kapurthala road and was recorded by a nearby CCTV. The footage has now gone viral on social media.

The incident happened around 2 pm on Sunday while Kumari was on her way back home reported Tribune India. Two men riding on a bike came near her and tried to snatch her phone. The man on the pillion seat grabbed her hand and snatched the phone. In resistance, Kumari held his hand, followed the bike, caught hold of the snatcher by his T-shirt and pulled him off the bike. But the man slapped her and attacked her with a sharp-edged object causing injuries in her wrist and then tried to run away with his partner. But Kusum did not give up. She continued to chase the riders and eventually dragged the pillion down.

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After a few minutes of the brawl, people in the location came to her rescue, thrashed the snatcher and Kumari finally got her phone back. However, the other rider ran away on his bike as people came forward to help Kusum.

Kumari was immediately admitted to a private hospital to treat the injuries caused by the attack.

What You Should Know?

  • Kusum Kumari is a 15-year-old girl from Jalandhar Punjab. While she was returning home, two men riding on a bike tried to snatch her phone.
  • Kusum resisted, fought back and managed to get her phone back. One of the snatchers is in Police custody.
  • Kusum will receive a cash award of 51,000 rupees for her bravery.

The Station House Officer has taken one of the two snatchers under custody. He was identified as Avinash Kumar and Ashu from Begumpura, Basti Danishmanda. He has been booked under Sections 389 B and 307 (attempt to murder) of IPC. His associate is still absconding while the probe is underway.

DC Ghanshyam Thori has announced a cash award of 51,000 rupees for her exemplary courage. Since the video went viral on social media, the netizens have been appreciating Kumari for her courage and bravery.

You can watch the video here:

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